Rossland’s 2015 annual report by the numbers

The city released its “Annual Report 2015” and on Thursday at 3 p.m. city council will hold a special meeting to hear from the public.

The City of Rossland released its “Annual Report 2015” on June 16 and on Thursday at 3 p.m. city council will hold a special council meeting at City Hall to consider submissions and questions on the report from the public. To help Rosslanders prepare for the meeting, we’ve prepared a quick overview of some of the numbers found in the report.

City finances

Total financial assets in 2015: $10,468,259, up $1,339,718 from 2014

Total financial liabilities in 2015: $9,505,914, down $274,136 from 2014

Net financial assets in 2015: $962,345, up $1,613,854

Revenue in 2015: $7,552,829, down $538,026

Expenditures in 2015: $6,900,672, up $231,219

Annual surplus in 2015: $652,157, down $769,245

Accumulated surplus in 2015: $42,137,551, up $652,157

Building permits

Number of permits in 2015: 119

Value of permit fees in 2015: $83,359.20

Value of construction in 2015: $7,980,100

Decrease in value of construction from 2014: 29 per cent

Tax exemptions

Number of properties that received permissive property tax exemptions in 2015: 8

Number of properties that received revitalization tax exemptions: 3

Total municipal tax exempted: $27,399

Water Consumption

January: 49.22 ML, down 3 per cent from 2014

February: 43.97 ML, down 9 per cent

March: 49.70 ML, down 3 per cent

April: 51.01 ML, up 9 per cent

May: 65.60 ML, up 26 per cent

June: 87.43 ML, up 30 per cent

July: 92.45 ML, down 0.1 per cent

August:81.34 ML, down 15 per cent

September: 44.33 ML, down 40 per cent

October: 44.82 ML, down 10 per cent

November: 42.83 ML, up 2 per cent

December: 50.71 ML, up 9 per cent

Total for 2015: 703.41 ML, down 2 per cent

Greenhouse gas emissions

CO2: 434.09 tonnes

CH4: 0.02 tonnes

N2O: 0.03 tonnes

tCO2e1: 442.39 tonnes

tCO2e1 from mobile (fleet and other mobile equipment) fuel combustion: 46.6 per cent

tCO2e1 from stationary (building, heating, generators) fuel combustion: 53.4 per cent


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